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Haiti diaries #4: Cité Soleil – Part 1 (THE CLINIC)

April 22, 2014

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Cité Soleil is one of the poorest, and most dangerous parts of Port-au-Prince. The trash, waste and living conditions are so poor in this area that no water is suitable for drinking except what MICECC provides. Cité Soleil is also where the H.O.M. clinic is located. Hidden behind the high walls of a gated compound, the clinic is made up […]

10 techniques that could save you thousands on your prescription (Part 1)

April 2, 2014

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Lets face it, despite the 7 million people who have signed up for the Affordable Care Act, there are still a host of people out there without insurance. And even for those who do have insurance, there is sometimes an overwhelming struggle to cover the cost of co-pays for health visits and medications. Therefore with […]

Black people need sunscreen too

March 29, 2014

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Spring is here, and summer is fast approaching, which means your social calendar is about to explode with outdoor activities – family reunions, picnics, BBQ’s, beach holidays etc. This is probably one of the most important and “funnest” seasons of the year! Sunny days have a way of putting a skip in your step, brightening […]

March 2014 generics

March 13, 2014

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This is a new series I will be writing every month, to help all my readers keep track of the new generics that have been approved by the FDA. As we all know, generics are usually considerably cheaper than their brand equivalents, and can save you a whole lot of money while you are on […]

10 ways to survive this spring allergy season

March 12, 2014

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Last Sunday, we “sprung forward” and a few of us uttered a deep groan – spring is literally in the air, in form of pollen. It’s that time of the year again; noses blocked, eyes watery and crusty, skin dry, and we’re sneezing up a storm. Let’s face it, even though this is one of […]

An easy understanding of the Affordable Care Act

August 13, 2013

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By now, we should all be familiar with the term Affordable Care Act also known as “Obamacare“. However there is a host of us that have no idea what its all about, and cannot be bothered to waddle through the technical jargon. I have therefore decided to compile a layman’s summary of how the Affordable Care […]

Dr. Internet will see you now

August 1, 2013

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A few years ago, long before I became a pharmacist, I “dry-swallowed” two tablets of Ibuprofen to combat a slight headache. I also took them on an empty stomach while laying belly-up on the couch. Why not? The pill bottle was right there, I was way too engrossed in my TV show, and the fridge […]